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Lexicon :: Strong's G2476 - histēmi

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ἵστημι
Transliteration
histēmi (Key)
Pronunciation
his'-tay-mee
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A prolonged form of a primary stao {stah'-o} (of the same meaning, and used for it in certain tenses)
mGNT
155x in 51 unique form(s)
TR
155x in 54 unique form(s)
LXX
587x in 70 unique form(s)
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Vine's Expository Dictionary: View Entry

TDNT Reference: 7:638,1082

Strong’s Definitions

ἵστημι hístēmi, his'-tay-mee; a prolonged form of a primary στάω stáō stah'-o (of the same meaning, and used for it in certain tenses); to stand (transitively or intransitively), used in various applications (literally or figuratively):—abide, appoint, bring, continue, covenant, establish, hold up, lay, present, set (up), stanch, stand (by, forth, still, up). Compare G5087.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 158x

The KJV translates Strong's G2476 in the following manner: stand (116x), set (11x), establish (5x), stand still (4x), stand by (3x), miscellaneous (17x), variations of 'stand' (2x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 158x
The KJV translates Strong's G2476 in the following manner: stand (116x), set (11x), establish (5x), stand still (4x), stand by (3x), miscellaneous (17x), variations of 'stand' (2x).
  1. to cause or make to stand, to place, put, set

    1. to bid to stand by, [set up]

      1. in the presence of others, in the midst, before judges, before members of the Sanhedrin;

      2. to place

    2. to make firm, fix establish

      1. to cause a person or a thing to keep his or its place

      2. to stand, be kept intact (of family, a kingdom), to escape in safety

      3. to establish a thing, cause it to stand

        1. to uphold or sustain the authority or force of anything

    3. to set or place in a balance

      1. to weigh: money to one (because in very early times before the introduction of coinage, the metals used to be weighed)

  2. to stand

    1. to stand by or near

      1. to stop, stand still, to stand immovable, stand firm

        1. of the foundation of a building

    2. to stand

      1. continue safe and sound, stand unharmed, to stand ready or prepared

      2. to be of a steadfast mind

      3. of quality, one who does not hesitate, does not waiver

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
ἵστημι hístēmi, his'-tay-mee; a prolonged form of a primary στάω stáō stah'-o (of the same meaning, and used for it in certain tenses); to stand (transitively or intransitively), used in various applications (literally or figuratively):—abide, appoint, bring, continue, covenant, establish, hold up, lay, present, set (up), stanch, stand (by, forth, still, up). Compare G5087.
STRONGS G2476:
ἵστημι, more rarely ἱστάω (((from Herodotus down; cf. Veitch, under the word)) ἱστῶμεν, Romans 3:31 R G) and ἱστάνω (((late; cf. Veitch, under the word)) ἱστάνομεν, Romans 3:31 L T Tr WH) (cf. Buttmann, 44f (38f); Winers Grammar, § 14,1f.; 87 (83); WHs Appendix, p. 168; Veitch, p. 337f); future στήσω; 1 aorist ἔστησα; 2 aorist ἔστην, imperative στῆθι, infinitive στῆναι, participle στάς; perfect ἕστηκα (with present force; Winer's Grammar, 274 (257)), infinitive ἑστάναι (Relz st bez G Tr ἑστάναι in Acts 12:14) (nowhere ἑστηκεναι), participle masculine ἑστηκώς with neuter ἑστηκός, and in the shorter form ἑστώς, ἑστῶσα (John 8:9), with neuter ἑστώς and (L T Tr WH in Matthew 24:15 (here Rst also); Revelation 14:1) ἑστός (cf. Alexander Buttmann (1873) Ausf. Spr. ii., p. 208; (Rutherford, Babrius, p. 39f; Winers Grammar, § 14, 1 i.; Buttmann, 48 (41))); pluperfect εἱστήκειν ((but WH uniformly ἱστ.; see Iota) with force of imperfect Winer's Grammar, 274 (257)), 3 person plural εἱστήκεισαν (Matthew 12:46; John 18:18; Acts 9:7 and L T Tr WH in Revelation 7:11) and ἑστήκεσαν (Revelation 7:11 R G (cf. Winers Grammar, § 14, 1 a.; yet Buttmann, 43 (38))); passive, 1 aorist ἐστάθην; 1 future σταθήσομαι; 1 future middle στήσομαι (Revelation 18:15);
I. Transitively in the present, imperfect, future, and 1 aorist active; likewise in the tenses of the passive (cf. Buttmann, 47 (41) contra Winers Grammar, 252 (237)) (the Sept. for הֶעֱמִיד, הֵקִים, הִצִּיב); (from Homer down); to cause or make to stand; to place, put, set;
1. universally,
α. properly, τινα, to bid to stand by (set up): Acts 1:23; Acts 6:13; in the presence of others: ἐν μέσῳ, in the midst, John 8:3, and ἐν τῷ μέσῳ, Acts 4:7; ἐνώπιον τίνος, Acts 6:6; before judges: εἰς αὐτούς, before the members of the Sanhedrin, Acts 22:30; ἐν τῷ συνεδρίῳ, Acts 5:27; ἐπί with the genitive of the judge, passive σταθήσεσθε, Mark 13:9; τινα ἄμωμον κατενώπιον τίνος, to (set one i. e.) cause one to make his appearance faultless before etc. Jude 1:24; to place (i. e. designate the place for one to occupy): ἐν μέσῳ τινων, Matthew 18:2; Mark 9:36; παῥ ἑαυτῷ, Luke 9:47; ἐκ δεξιῶν, Matthew 25:33; ἐπί τί (accusative of place), Matthew 4:5; Luke 4:9. Middle to place oneself, to stand (German sich hinstellen, hintreten): ἀπό μακρόθεν, Revelation 18:15; likewise in the passive: σταθείς, Luke 18:11, 40; Luke 19:8; (ἐστάθησαν σκυθρωποί they stood still, looking sad, Luke 24:17 T WH Tr text (cf. II. 1 b. β.)); Acts 2:14; Acts 11:13; with ἐν μέσῳ τίνος, τινων, added, Acts 17:22; Acts 27:21; σταθέντες, when they had appeared (before the judge), Acts 25:18.
β. tropically, to make firm, fix, establish: τί, τινα, to cause a person or thing to keep his or its place; passive to stand, be kept intact (of a family, a kingdom): Matthew 12:25ff; Luke 11:18; equivalent to to escape in safety, Revelation 6:17; with ἔμπροσθεν τοῦ υἱοῦ τοῦ ἀνθρώπου added, Luke 21:36; στῆσαι τινα, to cause one to preserve a right state of mind, Romans 14:4 (see Meyer); passive σταθήσεται, shall be made to stand, i. e. shall be kept from falling, ibid. τί, to establish a thing, cause it to stand, i. e. to uphold or sustain the authority or force of anything: Hebrews 10:9 (opposed to ἀναιρεῖν); τήν παράδοσιν, Mark 7:9; τήν ἰδίαν δικαιοσύνην, Romans 10:3; τόν νόμον (opposed to κατάργω), Romans 3:31 (τόν ὅρκον, Genesis 26:3; τήν διαθήκην, Exodus 6:4; 1 Macc. 2:27). equivalent to to ratify, confirm: σταθῇ, σταθήσεται πᾶν ῤῆμα, Matthew 18:16; 2 Corinthians 13:1. to appoint (cf. colloquial English set): ἡμέραν, Acts 17:31; cf. Grimm on 1 Macc. 4:59.
2. to set or place in a balance; to weigh: money to one (because in very early times, before the introduction of coinage, the metals used to be weighed) i. e. to pay, Matthew 26:15 (so in Greek writings from Homer down; cf. Passow, under the word, p. 1508b; (Liddell and Scott, under the word A. IV.); the Sept. for שָׁקַל, Isaiah 46:6; Jeremiah 39:9ff (Jer. 32:9ff); Zechariah 11:12; 1 Esdr. 8:25ff; etc.); this furnishes the explanation of the phrase μή στήσῃς αὐτοῖς τήν ἁμαρτίαν ταύτην, do not reckon to them, call them to account for, this sin (A. V. lay not this sin to their charge), Acts 7:60 ((cf. Meyer at the passage)).
II. Intransitively in the perfect and pluperfect (having the sense of a present and an imperfect (see above)), also in 2 aorist active, to stand; the Septuagint for נִצַּב עָמַד קוּם;
1. properly,
a. followed by prepositions or adverbs of place: followed by ἐν with the dative of place (cf. Buttmann, 329 (283)), Matthew 6:5; Matthew 20:3; Matthew 24:15; Luke 24:36; John 8:9; John 11:56; Acts 5:25; Acts 7:33 (L T Tr WH ἐπί with the dative); Revelation 5:6; Revelation 19:17; ἐνώπιον τίνος, Acts 10:30; Revelation 7:9; Revelation 8:2; Revelation 11:4; Revelation 12:4; πρός with the dative of place, John 18:16; ἐπί with the genitive of place (German auf, upon), Luke 6:17; Acts 21:40; Revelation 10:5, 8; with the genitive of the judge or tribunal, before (cf. ἐπί, A. I. 2 b.), Acts 24:20; Acts 25:10; πέραν with the genitive of place, John 6:22; πρό, Acts 5:23 (R G; but L T Tr WH ἐπί τῶν θυρῶν (at, German an; cf. above and see ἐπί, A. I. 2 a.)); Acts 12:14; ἔμπροσθεν τίνος, before one as judge, Matthew 27:11; κύκλῳ (τίνος), around, Revelation 7:11; μέσος ὑμῶν, in the midst of you, living among you, John 1:26; ἐκ δεξιῶν τίνος, Luke 1:11; Acts 7:55f; ἐν μέσῳ, John 8:9; πρός with the accusative (G L T Tr WH with the dative (see πρός, II.)) of place, John 20:11; ἐπί with the accusative of place (see ἐπί, C. I.), Matthew 13:2; Revelation 3:20; Revelation 7:1; Revelation 14:1; Revelation 15:2; ἐπί τούς πόδας, to stand upright, Acts 26:16; Revelation 11:11; παρά with the accusative, Luke 5:2; Luke 7:38; εἰς, John 21:4 (L T Tr marginal reading WH marginal reading ἐπί (see ἐπί, C. I. 1 d.)); ἐκεῖ, Matthew 27:47; Mark 11:5; James 2:3; ὧδε, Matthew 16:28; Matthew 20:6; Mark 9:1; Luke 9:27 (here T Tr WH αὐτοῦ, which see); ὅπου, Mark 13:14; ἔξω, Matthew 12:46, 47 (here WH in marginal reading only); Mark 3:31; Luke 8:20; Luke 13:25; μακρόθεν, Luke 18:13; Luke 23:49 (R G Tr text); ἀπό, μακρόθεν, Revelation 18:10, 17; (Luke 23:49 L T WH Tr marginal reading (but ἀπό in brackets)); πόρρωθεν, Luke 17:12.
b. absolutely;
α. to stand by, stand near (in a place already mentioned, so that the reader readily understands where): Matthew 26:73; John 1:35; John 3:29; John 7:37; John 12:29; John 18:18, 25; John 20:14; Acts 16:9; Acts 22:25; with a participle or adjective (indicating the purpose or act or condition of the one standing): Matthew 20:6; Luke 23:10; Acts 1:11; Acts 9:7; Acts 26:6; opposed to καθίζειν, Hebrews 10:11f
β. if what is said to stand had been in motion (walking, flowing, etc.), to stop, stand still: Matthew 2:9 (Rec. ἔστη, L T Tr WH ἐστάθη (cf. I. 1 a.)); Matthew 20:32; Mark 10:49; Luke 8:44; Acts 8:38.
γ. contextually, to stand immutable, stand firm, of the foundation of a building: 2 Timothy 2:19.
2. metaphorically,
a. to stand, i. e. continue safe and sound, stand unharmed: Acts 26:22.
b. to stand ready or prepared: with a participle, Ephesians 6:14.
c. to be of a steadfast mind; so in the maxim in 1 Corinthians 10:12.
d. followed by a participle of quality, Colossians 4:12; ὅς ἕστηκεν ἑδραῖος, who does not hesitate, does not waver, 1 Corinthians 7:37; in a figure, of one who vanquishes his adversaries and holds the ground, Ephesians 6:13; also of one who in the midst of the fight holds his position πρός τινα, against the foe, Ephesians 6:11 (cf. Exodus 14:13; Psalm 35:13 (Ps. 36:13). to persist, continue, persevere: τῇ πίστει, dative commodi (so as not to fall from thy faith (others take the dative instrumentally, by thy faith; cf. Winers Grammar, § 31, 6 c.; Buttmann, § 133, 24)), Romans 11:20; ἐν τῇ ἀλήθεια, John 8:44 (where the meaning is, his nature abhors, is utterly estranged from, the truth; Vulg. incorrectly, in veritate non stetit; Luther, ist nicht bestanden (A. V. abode not etc.); but the Zürich version correctly, besteht nicht (WH read ἔστηκεν, imperfect of στήκω, which see)); ἐν τῇ χάριτι, Romans 5:2; ἐν τῷ εὐαγγελίῳ, 1 Corinthians 15:1; εἰς ἥν (namely, χάριν) ἑστήκατε, into which ye have entered, that ye may stand fast in it, 1 Peter 5:12 (but L T Tr WH read στῆτε (2 aorist active imperative 2 person plural) enter and stand fast; Buttmann, § 147, 16, cf. p. 329 (283)). Note: From ἕστηκα is formed the verb στήκω, which see in its place. (Compare: ἀνίστημι, ἐπανίστημι, ἐξανίστημι, ἀνθίστημι, ἀφίστημι, διΐστημι, ἐνίστημι, ἐξίστημι, ἐπιστημι (ἐπίστημαι), ἐφίστημι, κατεφιστημι, συνεφίστημι, καθίστημι, ἀντικαθίστημι, ἀποκαθίστημι, μεθίστημι, παρίστημι, περιΐστημι, προστημι, συνίστημι.)
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BLB Scripture Index of Thayer's

Genesis
26:3
Exodus
1; 6:4; 14:13
Psalms
35:13
Isaiah
46:6
Jeremiah
32:9; 39:9
Zechariah
1; 11:12
Matthew
2:9; 4:5; 6:5; 12:25; 12:46; 12:46; 12:47; 13:2; 16:28; 18:2; 18:16; 20:3; 20:6; 20:6; 20:32; 24:15; 24:15; 25:33; 26:15; 26:73; 27:11; 27:47
Mark
3:31; 7:9; 9:1; 9:36; 10:49; 11:5; 13:9; 13:14
Luke
1:11; 4:9; 5:2; 6:17; 7:38; 8:20; 8:44; 9:27; 9:47; 11:18; 13:25; 17:12; 18:11; 18:13; 18:40; 19:8; 21:36; 23:10; 23:49; 23:49; 24:17; 24:36
John
1:26; 1:35; 3:29; 6:22; 7:37; 8:3; 8:9; 8:9; 8:9; 8:44; 11:56; 12:29; 18:16; 18:18; 18:18; 18:25; 20:11; 20:14; 21:4
Acts
1:11; 1:23; 2:14; 4:7; 5:23; 5:25; 5:27; 6:6; 6:13; 7:33; 7:55; 7:60; 8:38; 9:7; 9:7; 10:30; 11:13; 12:14; 12:14; 16:9; 17:22; 17:31; 21:40; 22:25; 22:30; 24:20; 25:10; 25:18; 26:6; 26:16; 26:22; 27:21
Romans
3:31; 3:31; 3:31; 5:2; 10:3; 11:20; 14:4
1 Corinthians
7:37; 10:12; 15:1
2 Corinthians
13:1
Ephesians
6:11; 6:13; 6:14
Colossians
4:12
2 Timothy
2:19
Hebrews
10:9; 10:11
James
2:3
1 Peter
5:12
Jude
1:24
Revelation
3:20; 5:6; 6:17; 7:1; 7:9; 7:11; 7:11; 7:11; 8:2; 10:5; 10:8; 11:4; 11:11; 12:4; 14:1; 14:1; 15:2; 18:10; 18:15; 18:15; 18:17; 19:17

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number G2476 matches the Greek ἵστημι (histēmi),
which occurs 155 times in 151 verses in the MGNT Greek.

Page 1 / 4 (Mat 2:9–Luk 21:36)

Unchecked Copy BoxMat 2:9 - After listening to the king, they went on their way. And behold, the star that they had seen when it rose went before them until it came to rest over the place where the child was.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 4:5 - Then the devil took him to the holy city and set him on the pinnacle of the temple
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 6:5 - “And when you pray, you must not be like the hypocrites. For they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, that they may be seen by others. Truly, I say to you, they have received their reward.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:25 - Knowing their thoughts, he said to them, “Every kingdom divided against itself is laid waste, and no city or house divided against itself will stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:26 - And if Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand?
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 12:46 - While he was still speaking to the people, behold, his mother and his brothers[fn] stood outside, asking to speak to him.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 13:2 - And great crowds gathered about him, so that he got into a boat and sat down. And the whole crowd stood on the beach.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 16:28 - Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in his kingdom.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:2 - And calling to him a child, he put him in the midst of them
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 18:16 - But if he does not listen, take one or two others along with you, that every charge may be established by the evidence of two or three witnesses.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:3 - And going out about the third hour he saw others standing idle in the marketplace,
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:6 - And about the eleventh hour he went out and found others standing. And he said to them, ‘Why do you stand here idle all day?’
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 20:32 - And stopping, Jesus called them and said, “What do you want me to do for you?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 24:15 - “So when you see the abomination of desolation spoken of by the prophet Daniel, standing in the holy place (let the reader understand),
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 25:33 - And he will place the sheep on his right, but the goats on the left.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:15 - and said, “What will you give me if I deliver him over to you?” And they paid him thirty pieces of silver.
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 26:73 - After a little while the bystanders came up and said to Peter, “Certainly you too are one of them, for your accent betrays you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:11 - Now Jesus stood before the governor, and the governor asked him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” Jesus said, “You have said so.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMat 27:47 - And some of the bystanders, hearing it, said, “This man is calling Elijah.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:24 - If a kingdom is divided against itself, that kingdom cannot stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:25 - And if a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 3:26 - And if Satan has risen up against himself and is divided, he cannot stand, but is coming to an end.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 7:9 - And he said to them, “You have a fine way of rejecting the commandment of God in order to establish your tradition!
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:1 - And he said to them, “Truly, I say to you, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God after it has come with power.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 9:36 - And he took a child and put him in the midst of them, and taking him in his arms, he said to them,
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 10:49 - And Jesus stopped and said, “Call him.” And they called the blind man, saying to him, “Take heart. Get up; he is calling you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 11:5 - And some of those standing there said to them, “What are you doing, untying the colt?”
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:9 - “But be on your guard. For they will deliver you over to councils, and you will be beaten in synagogues, and you will stand before governors and kings for my sake, to bear witness before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxMar 13:14 - “But when you see the abomination of desolation standing where he ought not to be (let the reader understand), then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 1:11 - And there appeared to him an angel of the Lord standing on the right side of the altar of incense.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 4:9 - And he took him to Jerusalem and set him on the pinnacle of the temple and said to him, “If you are the Son of God, throw yourself down from here,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:1 - On one occasion, while the crowd was pressing in on him to hear the word of God, he was standing by the lake of Gennesaret,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 5:2 - and he saw two boats by the lake, but the fishermen had gone out of them and were washing their nets.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:8 - But he knew their thoughts, and he said to the man with the withered hand, “Come and stand here.” And he rose and stood there.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 6:17 - And he came down with them and stood on a level place, with a great crowd of his disciples and a great multitude of people from all Judea and Jerusalem and the seacoast of Tyre and Sidon,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:14 - Then he came up and touched the bier, and the bearers stood still. And he said, “Young man, I say to you, arise.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 7:38 - and standing behind him at his feet, weeping, she began to wet his feet with her tears and wiped them with the hair of her head and kissed his feet and anointed them with the ointment.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:20 - And he was told, “Your mother and your brothers are standing outside, desiring to see you.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 8:44 - She came up behind him and touched the fringe of his garment, and immediately her discharge of blood ceased.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:27 - But I tell you truly, there are some standing here who will not taste death until they see the kingdom of God.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 9:47 - But Jesus, knowing the reasoning of their hearts, took a child and put him by his side
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 11:18 - And if Satan also is divided against himself, how will his kingdom stand? For you say that I cast out demons by Beelzebul.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 13:25 - When once the master of the house has risen and shut the door, and you begin to stand outside and to knock at the door, saying, ‘Lord, open to us,’ then he will answer you, ‘I do not know where you come from.’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 17:12 - And as he entered a village, he was met by ten lepers,[fn] who stood at a distance
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:11 - The Pharisee, standing by himself, prayed[fn] thus: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even like this tax collector.
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:13 - But the tax collector, standing far off, would not even lift up his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast, saying, ‘God, be merciful to me, a sinner!’
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 18:40 - And Jesus stopped and commanded him to be brought to him. And when he came near, he asked him,
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 19:8 - And Zacchaeus stood and said to the Lord, “Behold, Lord, the half of my goods I give to the poor. And if I have defrauded anyone of anything, I restore it fourfold.”
Unchecked Copy BoxLuk 21:36 - But stay awake at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place, and to stand before the Son of Man.”

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